More Geolocation, Biometrics State Laws On The Horizon

Law360, New York (December 17, 2013, 11:24 PM ET) -- In 2013, geolocation and biometrics were hot topics. Apple included a fingerprint reader on the new iPhone, which was either really cool or an epic fail depending on your viewpoint, and Google and the National Security Agency are tracking our every move.

While Edward Snowden’s revelations may have been eye-opening (and headline-grabbing), the government has long been first in line to develop and use technology like geolocation and biometrics. The Department of Homeland Security insists that biometrics are essential in national defense — identifying and stopping...
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